The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 03 March 2015 16:04:06 +0000 Social Media & Content Executive Marketing Agency, Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88012/Social%2520Media%2520%26%2520Content%2520Executive%2520%2520Marketing.html We have a fantastic opportunity for a Social Media and Content Executive to join this growing Marketing and Research agency in Birmingham as they look to build their digital presence and engagement. Are you up for the challenge? As Social Media and Content Executive you’ll be responsible for the digital and brand engagement of the agency through blogs, social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, etc), email and website content. This is an exciting time to join the agency, with lots they want to shout about, which is where you’ll come in. Not only are they are looking to grow their team and open a new office this year, but they also have more exciting clients on board than ever, so there will be lots of exciting projects to get involved with and you’ll help lead the way in their own digital revolution. They are a few things you’ll need to demonstrate in order to be considered for the role, including at least 2-3 years grounding in digital marketing and social media (whether agency or client side), ideally developing B2B content but we would also look at B2C experience too. You’ll need to have impeccable attention to detail when it comes to grammar and spelling, and also be a dab hand at developing relevant engaging content for your audience from scratch.  In return you can expect a competitive salary of £22,000 - £28,000; possibly more depending on the experience you can bring to the table, and the chance to join a growing agency at a very exciting time. If you have the skills we are looking for, and can create a content... 03 March 2015 15:03:45 +0000 SEO Specialist http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87996/SEO%2520Specialist.html SEO Specialist Salary: £25,000 - £35,000   Leading advertising agency currently seeks an enthusiastic and motivated SEO Specialist with a passion for digital marketing to join its friendly digital marketing team in the Coventry area. Supporting the Head of Digital in delivering effective search-based campaign activity, you will need to have a thorough understanding of developing website content that will support the overall strategy of the agency. You will be responsible for increasing organic traffic and implementing SEO initiatives for various education-based clients. You’ll be acting as the SEO subject matter expert, proactively identifying trends and opportunities and any possible improvements that can be made.   An appreciation of integrated campaign planning, ideally gained through working in a similar role in an agency environment, you will help to deliver a joined-up approach across the client portfolio. In particular, you will be heavily involved in a project to generate leads for clients delivering online degree programmes, so experience of working on projects from a zero user base would be an advantage.   You will have a minimum of 3 years experience and have an advanced understanding of Google Analytics and other SEO tools, You will also be a keen follower of new trends and technologies and be adept at producing optimised and compelling web content. Solid Excel knowledge is required and you must be confident with a wide range of formulas such as vlookups, pivot tables etc.  Experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or... 27 February 2015 16:04:16 +0000 Social Media Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87829/Social%2520Media%2520Executive.html Social Media Executive Worcester 29-31K I have just been briefed on a fantastic new position working for a national community services provider. They are looking for a passionate social media executive to join the team and evolve all things related to social media! Sitting within the PR and Communications team you will be responsible for creating engaging social media in order to promote the organisations reputation and position online. Key responsibilities will include: Working closely with the communications team in order to plan and implement the delivery of the organisations communications to both internal and external audiences Full 360 degree management of all social media campaigns Support and advise other members of the organisation on the most effective social media platforms for different enquiries You will be responsible for communicating key messages to increase the uptake of key services offered by the organisation Monitoring all social media activity and reporting back on all successes and building upon less successful campaigns Creating strong relationships with key stakeholders and third party suppliers Key Attributes of the Social Media Executive include Extensive experience of utilising social media in a professional environment The ability to manage workloads and deliver campaigns both on time and on budget Experience of analysing social media activity Line management skills Excellent copywriting skills Experience of uploading content to social media sites and websites. This is a fantastic opportunity for an established social media... 20 February 2015 10:10:59 +0000 New Business Development Manager (Design, Advertising & Marketing) - Staffordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87379/New%2520Business%2520Development%2520Manager%2520%28Design%2C.html This established, expanding creative marketing & design agency with an excellent reputation are seeking an outstanding, experienced New Business Developer. Operating in various sectors, their services span branding; visual identity; packaging; print advertising; and a full range of digital services. The role would involve working alongside the Managing Directors, identifying potential clients, discussing their requirements and developing them into new clients for the agency. An ability to 'hit the ground running' would be an obvious advantage, therefore any accounts that can be brought on board when joining the team would be a valuable start. A proven record of identifying and delivering new clients would be a strong advantage, as would a tenacious, enterprising and positive approach. This is a target driven, sales based role and given the nature of the business you must also be comfortable selling in the creative offering and will understand that 'hard sales' don't work in this sector. This role particularly suits someone who has previously worked in this industry or an agency environment.In return we offer an experience-based competitive basic salary, and an excellent uncapped commission structure. We believe that our extended business offering presents an exciting opportunity for the right person to really drive the new business. The position is full time, hours are Monday – Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm New Business Development Manager - Design, Advertising & Marketing Staffordshire - £Neg + uncapped commission 18 February 2015 19:07:06 +0000 PHP Web Developer - Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87232/PHP%2520Web%2520Developer%2520-%2520Birmingham.html A PHP Web Developer is required to join an independent, creative marketing consultancy based in Birmingham. You will be a highly motivated Web Developer who loves perfection and challenges. You will preach the virtues of front end development but will also be very competent at back-end coding. As part of this role you will need to be passionate about web development and have a sound understanding of limitations and capabilities, and also understand cross browser/cross device issues and have the ability to tame IE. The ideal candidate MUST have: • 3+ year's commercial experience in web development • Must have experience with MVC PHP Framework(s) ideally Codeigniter • PHP • CSS / SASS • MySQL • Javascript / Jquery • Twitter Bootstrap • Strong communications skills If you have the skills listed please apply with examples of work ASAP. 17 February 2015 13:01:07 +0000 Freelance Creative Teams - Middleweight to Senior Level - Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87105/Freelance%2520Creative%2520Teams%2520-%2520Middleweight%2520to%2520Senior.html URGENT - Top Midlands based Creative Agency are in need of Freelance Creative Teams - (Art Director and Copywiter) to work across varied conceptual work. Calling all agency experienced Creative Teams!! This top Midlands based Agency are in need of some Senior and Middleweight Freelance Creative Teams to work throughout the rest of February and March . The classic Agency team consisting of an Art Director and Copywriter is required to help with a very busy period. If you're available please send through your CV's and portfolios along with day rates and availabilty. Freelance Creative Teams Middleweight to Senior Level Birmingham £Neg 11 February 2015 12:12:21 +0000 Digital Strategist http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86765/Digital%2520Strategist.html This is a high profile opportunity for a digital strategist to join the board of this high profile agency. Get in touch for more details 07 February 2015 12:12:14 +0000 Creative Planning Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86473/Creative%2520Planning%2520Director.html Fabulous opportunity for a heavyweight Creative Planning Director to join the senior team at one of the best regarded integrated agencies in the Midlands. This agency’s strategic and creative strength is exceptional and has seen them develop one of the strongest client portfolios in the UK. So to be considered you’ll need an innate ability to take insight and use this to develop optimal creative solutions for an exciting and ever growing client base. We’re looking for a Creative Planner, so in terms of background you’ll be driven by strategic vision and creative intelligence and will have an exceptional ability to take planning/insight outputs and to identify and develop creative routes that excite, engage and drive returns. Alongside the Creative Director you’ll identify and hone the inspiration and creative truths that separate the best ideas, from the average. As you’d expect, to be considered it’s essential that you’ve worked in similar roles for leading integrated ad agencies and that you boast a portfolio of truly outstanding campaigns for a diverse mix of brands. Given the range of activity, it’s essential that you can demonstrate how you develop truly integrated strategic creative solutions that work across all channels. You’ll be working with the cream of the region’s creatives and account handlers and will have a daily opportunity to get under the skin of some of best brand names out there. It’s not about creative for the sake of creative, it’s about developing robust creative... 07 February 2015 12:12:03 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86472/Account%2520Director.html This awesome digital agency is one of the best around and growing at a rapid rate. As a result of planned expansion they need a proven Account Director to come in to an exciting newly created role. Working closely with the Client Services Director, you’ll play a lead role in driving client relationships, understanding their business objectives, working with them to develop strategy, developing targeted proposals and leading a talented team of account handlers. It’s a brilliant role and one to really make your own, with superb longer term potential. In terms of character, we’re looking for someone who’s proactive in understanding opportunities in the client base, who keeps a close eye on what’s going on in the industry, who’s comfortable developing strategic proposals for clients, presenting ideas and winning pitches. It’s a true team environment so we’re also looking for someone who’s happy to remain hands-on helping out with delivery when required. To be considered, you must bring a proven agency background, coupled with experience of working closely with clients to identify and deliver targeted campaigns. As a digitally focussed agency, it’s essential that you have a keen interest in all things digital and how digital activity can help drive brand awareness, however, you don’t have to be an out and out specialist, so it’s absolutely fine if you herald from a more integrated background and are attracted by the opportunity to move in to a more specialised role. Day-to-day you’ll work... 06 February 2015 15:03:20 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86427/Account%2520Manager.html Are you an Account Manager looking for an opportunity to spice up your career? We are looking for someone to join a truly hip-hop and happenin’ agency in the centre of Birmingham. This role requires a quirky individual with fresh ideas and a faultlessly positive outlook; as a key point of contact for their clients and creative team you will communicate effectively and seamlessly. This agency is a pretty exciting and fast-paced place to work, they believe that having experience is one thing, but they’re really looking for someone who fits in with their high-energy and extremely ambitious team. The ideal candidate will be driven by achievement and strongly believe in success, commitment, not cutting corners and the value of expertise. To be successful in this role you’ll need to be reliable and dependable, with an innate ability to persuade, reassure and instil confidence in clients, you will have the conviction to assert authority over accounts; happily self-sufficient, you must always act with honesty and diplomacy. In order to fit in with the agency’s lifestyle and working culture, you must believe in adventure, trying new things and having fun. Naturally, you’ll feel at home in a high-pressure environment, using your initiative and be flexible enough to deal with a range of tasks that may occur outside of your key responsibilities. It is also essential to be good with numbers, IT literate and skilled at negotiating and motivating others – got your attention? We’re rapt! To apply for this demanding but hugely rewarding... 05 March 2015 15:03:17 +0000 Web & Print Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88154/Web%2520%26%2520Print%2520Designer.html Web & Print Designer Worcestershire 20 – 25k depending on experience Ref: GD153 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is recruiting for a Web & Print Designer, for a small, successful, growing Marketing and Design Consultancy based in Worcestershire. They work with an interesting and varied client base. You will need to be an experienced all-round graphic designer who understands great design and the desire to create varied and interesting marketing and digital communications. Your experience will include designing for both print and digital media across a range of different sectors with a good knowledge and an understanding of web design and production, using Wordpress and HTML. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team environment working with a good broad cross section of blue chip and local clients on integrated marketing initiatives. You’ll be happy sorting out the design and artwork, but importantly, you'll also enjoy coming up with new concepts and being involved in creating bigger marketing campaigns or digital solutions. A ‘can-do attitude’ is essential plus the ability to work quickly under pressure with constant attention to detail whilst always striving to produce the highest standard of work. Key skills required include: * A good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite * Strong knowledge and experience of Wordpress and HTML . * At least 2 - 5 years agency experience within a creative or digital environment * A genuine interest in all things related to design * Experience of working within the... 05 March 2015 10:10:55 +0000 Digital Projects Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88130/Digital%2520Projects%2520Manager.html The Marketing and Communications Department has a vacancy for a Digital Project Manager to drive the development and be responsible for the delivery of all digital programmes between all areas of the business. Job Function/Responsibilities Strategic Responsibilities: To work with colleagues from across the business to help shape the overall communications strategy for the Club in the digital space. Digital Project Management: Take new project briefs and production of full project specifications, information gathering and preparing business requirements for digital programs and developments. Management of the delivery of (on-going) projects with detailed associated documentation and reporting at key stage points. Ensure penetration testing, regression testing and accessibility testing is completed and documented to the defined digital schedule. Support the Digital Program Manager in their management of the digital environments to ensure an 'always on', secure, resilient and flexible platform to serve and grow the Club's digital offerings. Prepare and maintain the following control documents as required by the Digital Program Manager: Change control Live release control and testing Identify & set-up internal and external testing panels and process documents Approval & sign off procedures for internal departments Create stage / live handover documentation Management Responsibilities: Represent the department at appropriate meetings and liaise with other Club departments to ensure all stakeholder... 04 March 2015 19:07:43 +0000 Group Marketing Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88107/Group%2520Marketing%2520Executive.html An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Group Marketing Executive to deliver the marketing strategy and interpret requirements and objectives for a leading leisure group. The right candidate will work closely with the Group Marketing Manager to develop and implement marketing plans in accordance with group businesses objectives. You’ll be responsible for marketing activity across all areas of the mix and will ensure consistency of communication across all the group businesses, whilst also recognising the individual requirements of each venue. Being solution orientated the right person will be able to suggest improvements to existing campaigns, with an ability to measure and track the results. A core part of the role will be to deliver marketing activity that enhances the overall customer experience. Working alongside the CRM Executive you will ensure that campaigns are targeted accurately in order to maximise growth opportunities. It’s also important that you have a very good understanding of digital marketing so experience with social media, PPC and SEO is highly desirable. If you think you've got the relevant experience and the desire to develop engaging marketing activity for a U.K leading company then apply within – you won’t regret it. 04 March 2015 16:04:07 +0000 FRONT END DEVELOPER - HTML5 / CSS3 / PHP / MySQL / JAVASCIPT http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88080/FRONT%2520END%2520DEVELOPER%2520-%2520HTML5%2520%2F%2520CSS3%2520%2F%2520PHP%2520%2F%2520MySQL%2520%2F.html FRONT END DEVELOPER - HTML5 / CSS3 / PHP / MySQL / JAVASCIPT AWARD WINNING DIGITAL AGENCY, LOOKING FOR A LEADING CREATIVE FRONT END DEVELOPER TO WORK ON NEW CONTRACTS WITH BLUE CHIP RETAIL ORGANISATIONS Candidates with at least 2 years experience Easily commutable from; Stoke on Trent, Stafford and Telford HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP Competitive Salary - up to £30,000 depending on experience To apply please call or email your CV to New opportunity based in our HQ just outside of Stoke on Trent. If you are looking for a leading employer in a boom position, we are the company for you! Great environment, new offices and leading technology! The skill set required is; HTML5, CSS3, PHP and JavaScript. Sourced - your 24/7 twitter feed of latest IT vacancies across the West Midlands WHO ARE WE? Over the last 15 years, we have gained a reputation for producing leading digital marketing for our blue chip clientele based predominantly in the retail sector. We have constantly evolved with the times to ensure that we deliver the best marketing and web projects available in the local area. This reputation has given us the stage to recruit the best talent the West Midlands has to offer as well as keeping up to date with our technology stack. We require you to have exposure to; HTML5, CSS3, PHP and JavaScript. WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING? You will be joining our established development team who have over the last 15 years produced award winning digital marketing. Due to their success we are looking to add another creative, driven and passionate spark and ensure their success... 04 March 2015 16:04:07 +0000 JUNIOR FRONT END DEVELOPER - HTML5 / CSS3 / PHP / MySQL http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88081/JUNIOR%2520FRONT%2520END%2520DEVELOPER%2520-%2520HTML5%2520%2F%2520CSS3%2520%2F%2520PHP%2520%2F.html JUNIOR FRONT END DEVELOPER - HTML5 / CSS3 / PHP / MySQL / JAVASCIPT LEADING DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY, BASED JUST OUTSIDE OF STOKE ON TRENT, WORKING WITH LEADING RETAILERS TO ENSURE MARKET LEADING COVERAGE THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA, EMAIL CAMPAIGNS AND ANY OTHER DIGITAL SOURCE! Graduates up to candidates with a couple of years. Easily commutable from; Stoke on Trent, Stafford and Telford HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP Competitive Salary - up to £22,000 depending on experience To apply please call or email your CV to Based in our new offices, just outside of Stoke on Trent, we are looking for a passionate candidate who has academic experience with HTML5, CSS3 and PHP to join our award winning team and show them your cutting edge digital design skills. WHO ARE WE? We have been established for over 15 years now and have gone from strength to strength with in the West Midlands. Working with small to large blue chip organisations, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further to ensure that all clients are happy with every single part of the service we have to offer, from the initial specification taking to the final release we ensure that every step out clients are our number one priority. The technical skill set we require you to have is; HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL. WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING? You will be joining our award winning development team which is currently 6 strong. The position is ideal for a candidate who has exposure to Front End technologies; HTML5, CSS3, PHP and JavaScript, to join a leading development team who will give you all the... 04 March 2015 12:12:06 +0000 Application Support Engineer (Media and Entertainment Industry) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88052/Application%2520Support%2520Engineer%2520%28Media%2520and.html Application Support Engineer (Media and Entertainment Industry) Our client is an industry leading Media Asset Management solution seek an application Support Engineer to join their growing team. Our client helps their customers save time, money, and stress finding and re-purposing their media assets (videos, audio and stills). It's simple, yet powerful tools support some of the world's most sophisticated media workflows across the film, television and corporate industries. Our client helps make some of the world's most watched programmes. They have approximately 900 enterprise customers and several thousand individual customers across a wide range of sectors and geographies including many household names. They have a number of awards, including, in 2012 a Queen's Award for Innovation. The firm is informal and friendly and based near Warwick. Position: Application Support Engineer Location: Warwick, Warwickshire (The role will be based from their offices near the M40 at Warwick) Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience About the Role: This Application Support Engineer role is to provide application support for their products, to their worldwide customers and resellers. The duties will be varied and will evolve over time. As a result flexibility and initiative are critical for the role. Our client is a small firm and applicants must be comfortable working both as part of a team and independently as the need arises. Their product family is created using cross-platform Java and web technologies, and comprises a number of Server Side components that... 04 March 2015 10:10:33 +0000 Midweight Deisgner http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88044/Midweight%2520Deisgner.html Awesome designer required by equally awesome integrated agency. This isn’t a role that comes around too often so it’s a rare opportunity to join such an upcoming designer team in the region. We need a midweight designer at the very top of their game as the creative bar is set high. We're looking for a conceptual thinker, someone inspired by the world of design, with design craft skills that are instantly apparent. To be considered your book will ooze class and craft, and will contain work for a myriad of brands. And if that sounds like your book, then this is arguably one of the very best roles that your likely to see and one not to be ignored. Naturally your mac skills will be finely honed, typography will be your best friend and you’ll produce stunning ads as happily as you design stylish brochures, dm pieces etc, in additional if you have experience within illustration and animation that would be a bonus. It really is an excellent opportunity. Apply now with your CV and portfolio for immediate consideration. 04 March 2015 08:08:27 +0000 Digital Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88039/Digital%2520Designer.html A fast evolving Warwickshire based agency is looking for a talented Web Designer to join their friendly team. This well-established team are progressing at a phenomenal rate and with huge investment into their digital team they’re keen to secure a talented designer to support the rise in online creative output. With work load increasing from all aspects of digital the creative team and the team are struggling to keep up with the workload – a nice problem to have but a delivery nightmare! With good development skills on board and a strong project management process in place they need a sharp front-end designer who can work closely with the developers to deliver the perfect blend of technical and creative for their clients. Knowledge of HTML and CSS would be a bonus but isn’t key. You will have a creative agency background with a crisp portfolio of web projects to be proud of. You’ll ooze passion and take great pride in delivering flawless, high quality work. In short you will have a passion for pushing the boundaries and providing innovative creative online solutions across a varied portfolio of clients. The role is urgent so you’ll need to get in touch quick! Send CV and samples to impress today! 03 March 2015 16:04:19 +0000 Product Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88014/Product%2520Manager.html Product Manager - 33,000 - Warwickshire Our client is a highly respected automotive company within the UK supplying well-known brands to approximately 3,500 trade customers throughout the country and are now looking for a Product Manager to join their team based in Warwickshire. As Product Manager your role is to source, purchase and achieve supply of quality products to the business for a defined group of products ensuring that they meet market needs and to develop comprehensive market plans utilising company approved channels. Key responsibilities will include: -Analyse product range and identify gaps against competitors -Identify and develop suppliers and supplier relationships to ensure range extension and new to range additions -Ensure all relevant images, drawings and specifications are available for catalogues -Manage cross reference database -Work closely with suppliers to build a strong technical database for specifications, packaging details etc -Increase product awareness through regular contact with the field sales team ensuring teams are advised on how best to sell the products within your category. -Manage product and supplier reviews -Communication plans for all media to all audiences both internal and external The successful candidate must have the ability to write commercial and pricing proposal and NPD proposals. You will be a commercial thinker with excellent communication, project planning and analytical skills. Experience within the industry is desirable but not essential. Previous experience in a similar role however is a must. This role is... 03 March 2015 10:10:10 +0000 Marketing Co-ordinator http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87967/Marketing%2520Co-ordinator.html Marketing Co-ordinator, 23k - Telford My client are a leading brand with a global reach and strong reputation for quality products. They are urgently seeking to appoint a talented and creative Marketing Co-ordinator on a 12 month fixed term contract to drive forward their marketing strategy and ensure consistent delivery across all channels. The Marketing Co-ordinator will work as part a small team where their responsibilities will include: Supporting the brand team to produce and co-ordinate marketing activities across two key brands Implement brand activities Manage social media platforms ensuring customer engagement and consistent messaging Monitor and analyse all statistics and metrics across social media channels. Develop project briefs and liaise with both external agencies and internal teams to ensure delivery. It is essential that the successful Marketing Co-ordinator demonstrates experience across the full marketing mix and is confident at managing social media activities and channels. You must have a great eye for detail, creative flair and the ability to write engaging copy for both online and offline audiences. In addition, you will be confident at liaising at all levels internally and externally. This is an urgent requirement for our client and interviews will be held immediately, so if you meet the above criteria and are available for the duration of the 12 month contract, please apply immediately. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative... 03 March 2015 09:09:20 +0000 Account Manager - Business Development http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87965/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Business%2520Development.html One of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies the region is looking for a new business Account Manager to join their expanding team. With business booming they’re keen to grow their client portfolio even further. As a new business Account Manager you’ll be responsible for developing new relationships with qualified warm prospects, following up calls and arranging meetings to understand which one the agency’s products and services best suit the client’s needs. The agency prides itself on industry leading digital marketing and software solutions, giving you outstanding credentials to present to your prospects. To be considered you’ll need a solid understanding of the sales process, be tenacious and savvy, working smart to ensure you’re making the most of your time and delivering on those all-important targets. Experience within the automotive market place would be a beneficial but is not essential. As you develop your client base you’ll be tasked with the management of the relationship you’ve developed and look to continue to grow organically. Furthermore your commission will not only include new wins but monthly retainers you have secured with your clients, giving this role a significant earning potential. This is a brilliant opportunity for a commercially minded individual to take ownership of their own progression and develop and impressive career for themselves at an award winning agency! Sound good to you? Then send your CV over now! 03 March 2015 09:09:09 +0000 Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87959/Marketing%2520Manager.html Marketing Manager, 45k - Telford My client are a leading brand with a global reach and strong reputation for quality products. They are urgently seeking to appoint a talented and creative Marketing Manager on a 12 month fixed term contract to drive forward their marketing strategy and ensure consistent delivery across all B2B channels. The Marketing Manager will lead a small team where their responsibilities will include: Management of all through the line marketing activities Overseeing and closely managing the marketing budget Ensuring the brand identity remains consistent across all marketing activities Measuring, monitoring and analysing all campaign activity to assess ROI Directing external agencies to ensure projects are completed on brief, on time and on budget Creating and maintaining media relationships for EMEA region Representing the company at trade shows and exhibitions It is essential that the successful Marketing Manager demonstrates experience across the full marketing mix and is a hands on leader. You must have a great eye for detail, creative flair and the ability to write engaging copy for both online and offline audiences. In addition, you will be confident at managing stakeholder relationships and liaising at a high level throughout the business. This is an urgent requirement for our client and interviews will be held immediately, so if you meet the above criteria and are available for the duration of the 12 month contract, please apply immediately. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling,... 28 February 2015 17:05:05 +0000 Client Relationship Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87849/Client%2520Relationship%2520Manager.html Client Relationship Manager, Full Service agency, Birmingham, 25,000-40,000 DOE + commission, Perm, ASAP Do you enjoy the buzz of winning new clients? Do you have a track record of building and developing new relationships with key stakeholders? Would you like to work for an expanding Full Service Agency based in Birmingham with a client list stacked with household names and up-and-coming companies of all sizes? Then this could be the perfect role for you! Our client, a cutting edge Full Service agency with an emphasis on digital is looking to take on board an ambitious individual to help them grow their already impressive client list. If you are thinking no, cold calling around prospective clients all day is not for me, then think again! This role is more focussed on developing long-lasting relationships with top clients thorough getting out there and networking, targeted calls, relationship building and getting to the core of what a client is looking for in their agency to really deliver. This role would suit somebody who loves the chase and the win - a self-starter who likes working autonomously but with the support of a wider team. You will take accountability for your own work schedule and will use your initiative and determination to target new key clients and bring them on board on a retained basis. You will have the opportunity to pitch to clients alongside the directors, attend networking events to liaise with and find prospective new clients, and will come up with innovative strategies to develop new business. To be a successful candidate for this... 27 February 2015 17:05:15 +0000 Middleweight Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87835/Middleweight%2520Designer.html Middleweight Designer, Design and Consulting Company, West Midlands, 21,000 - 25,000, Perm ASAP I am looking for a talented and creative designer to join a highly renowned design and consulting company in the west midlands. This company are internationally known for the astonishing feets in design and engineering having worked on some of the worlds most recognisable landmarks. With a wealth of knowledge and expertise within their specialist sector this company are still growing hence the need for a designer to join their specialist and creative studio team. Within this role of designer you will be working alongside the senior designer creating beautiful design across marketing literature which includes brochures and leaflets, bids and tenders, illustrations and infographics, posters and internal communications. You will need to manage your own workload, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines with excellent attention to detail. Essential skills required: Have at least 2 years experience within a creative studio. A strong design portfolio across both print and digital. A solid understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. You must be a great communicator. This company is the envy of all others within its sector with its beautiful office space and excellent benefit package so it is an opportunity not to be missed out on. It is also easily reachable from Coventry, Birmingham, Tamworth, Stratford upon Avon and Bromsgrove but due to its location you must be able to drive and have a car. If you would like to know more about... 27 February 2015 17:05:44 +0000 Creative Strategy Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87831/Creative%2520Strategy%2520Director.html Creative Strategy Director, Design Agency, 70,000 - 80,000, West Midlands, Permanent This is an extremely rare opportunity for a branding and retail strategist to join a leading agency in the industry who work with global brands across differing sectors, but with a strong focus on retail. The Creative Strategy Directors primary role is to provide relevant consumer/retail/design/digital insights and use these to create class-leading design strategies for clients which meet their objectives and generate creative platforms (big ideas) for projects which enable brilliant, relevant design. Strategy input may be on pitches, but the overall objective should be to move towards adding chargeable design strategy into projects for all clients. The Creative Strategy Director will also work closely with the Client Services Director and Creative Directors to input into the agency's own sales and marketing strategy. KEY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To lead and inform (collaborating closely with client services and creative)in regards to projects through the provision of concise and relevant: o Consumer insight and understanding o Competitor audits o Brand audits o Customer journey audits o On-line / off-line retail analysis o Benchmarking in and out of category To distil the data you collect down into a clear set of insights and recommendations for the client. To lead (collaboratively) and define the strategy by taking the findings and translating them into: o Compelling retail design and / or brand strategies o New ideal customer journey hypotheses o Creative platforms (Big...